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Indianapolis Restored Home Gets LEED Platinum & Sells Fast!
March 27, 2014, 1 Comment

This home located on Elm St. in Indianapolis, IN was an abandoned space, built in 1910, that was bid on for redevelopmen ...

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South east MI home scores LEED silver and is a top energy performer
March 5, 2014, Comments Off on South east MI home scores LEED silver and is a top energy performer

This newly constructed LEED Silver Home is located on the north side of Ann Arbor, on a 5 acre lot.  The home is 4,500 ...

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Glenn Retreat LEED Home has Innovative Blackwater Design Feature
October 2, 2013, Comments Off on Glenn Retreat LEED Home has Innovative Blackwater Design Feature

The “Glenn Retreat” project exemplifies water use reduction both outdoor and indoor, with a 72% reduction in ...

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Michigan’s First Registered New Living Building & LEED Home – Burh Becc @ Beacon Springs
September 15, 2013, Comments Off on Michigan’s First Registered New Living Building & LEED Home – Burh Becc @ Beacon Springs

Beacon Springs: The Vision Beacon Springs (Near Ann Arbor) offers hope for life springing from a sustainable dwelling, p ...

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West Michigan’s first Energy Star Version 3 Certified Home
September 12, 2013, Comments Off on West Michigan’s first Energy Star Version 3 Certified Home

* correction – This is a new home and not a rehab. The approach was a  LEED certified home that goes beyond most ...

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Michigan GreenStar’s First Certified Remodel in Grand Rapids
July 19, 2013, Comments Off on Michigan GreenStar’s First Certified Remodel in Grand Rapids

Being the Executive Director at an organization that promotes and trains on residential green building, Brett Little dec ...

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Metro Detroit’s 1st LEED Platinum Gut Rehab Home
July 19, 2013, Comments Off on Metro Detroit’s 1st LEED Platinum Gut Rehab Home

The Ferndale home is 45.6% more efficient in its energy use in comparison to an average 2,000 sq. ft. existing Michigan ...

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It may be big but did you see the energy bills?
June 27, 2013, Comments Off on It may be big but did you see the energy bills?

This home was constructed with environmentally friendly materials and products.  The goal was to build a home that didn ...

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Matchbox House LEED Platinum Certified – Ann Arbor
June 24, 2013, 2 Comments

The project started out with an intent to design LEED certified which is reflected in its unconventional design.  The p ...

Sumac Grove Pobst Residence LEED Platinum Home
Webinar: Journey to Almost Passive House & LEED Platinum Near-Zero Home
April 8, 2013, Comments Off on Webinar: Journey to Almost Passive House & LEED Platinum Near-Zero Home

Finally it is here – after 2 years of filming and a big thanks to four Grand Valley State University Interns, 2 h ...